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NY and CT AGs criticize Trump’s CFPB appointee

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said the federal regulatory agency "deserves a leader who actually believes in its mission."

Attorneys general fighting student loan industry on state-level oversight

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman accused student loan servicers of trying to "sidestep state law and oversight."

State targets zombie home epidemic

Broken windows, boarded-up doors, overgrown lawns. These are just a few signs of the abandoned, dilapidated so-called “zombie homes” that can wreak havoc on...

Esplanade to pay $528,000 to former senior residents

One hundred and thirty-nine elderly residents who were allegedly forced from their apartments at the Esplanade Senior Residences in White Plains will share $528,000...

Volkswagen to pay $15 billion to settle cheating scandal

Volkswagen will pay up to $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and federal allegations stemming from its September admission that it cheated on U.S....

Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion for misleading investors on mortage...

The group has settled claims it engaged in deceptive practices with mortgage bond investors in the years leading up to the financial crisis.

Orange County man pleads guilty in $400K investment scheme

An Orange County man who already pleaded guilty to charges of grand larceny in December again pleaded guilty to similar charges Tuesday stemming from...

New Rochelle residents plead guilty to stealing $69K in unemployment

Dennis Broccolo, 55, pleaded guilty to grand larceny and Stephanie Vega, 27, pleaded guilty to offering a false instrument for filing.

Schneiderman announces settlements with LA Fitness, Planet Fitness

An investigation found that the gyms failed to make required disclosures to customers and included unlawful liability provisions in their contracts.

Schneiderman vs. daily fantasy sports saga continues

With no agreement in sight, both sides have taken action against one another, one in attempt to ensure its future in New York, the other to ensure its demise in the Empire State.

Pier 1 Imports to end on-call scheduling

As part of the agreement, the Fort Worth, Texas-based home furnishings company will also require managers to post store schedules a minimum of 10 to 14 in advance.

Elant Inc. to pay $600K after state investigation

Between 2008 and 2011 Elant postponed the release of residents who were ready to leave its facilities against their wishes as a means of further financial gain.

Fantasy sites ordered to cease New York operations; appeal granted

An appeal by both fantasy juggernauts on the grounds they were accepting entry fees rather than wagers was granted by the court, allowing them to continue accepting wagers from New York players for the time being.

Port Chester restaurant owner to pay $47K in unpaid wages

Elisa Parto, owner of Elisa's Food & Plus, Inc. at 73 Poningo Street, was required to pay $47,000 in restitution for unpaid wages.

$700K settlement reached in Yonkers clothing donation scam

Charities named on Thrift Land's clothing donation bins received only a small monthly fee for the use of their logos.